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92 Thursday, June 7, 2018 Our final exam is today and involves writing a short story during the allotted time period; the prompt choices will include five of the topics that we have previously discussed in class. Enjoy the summer break! Just keep journaling!!
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Class does not meet today. Our final exam will be on Thurs., 6/7, and involves writing a short story during the allotted time; the prompt choices will include five of the topics that we have previously discussed in class.
91 Tuesday, June 5, 2018 We will discuss school writing contests and maintaining a writing portfolio. Our final exam will be on Thurs., 6/7, and involves writing a short story during the allotted time; the prompt choices will include five of the topics that we have previously discussed in class.
90 Monday, June 4, 2018 Students will complete work on digital writing portfolio. Also, students will be called to have individual teacher conferences concerning final edits on short stories. Our final exam will involve writing a short story during the allotted time; the prompt choices will include five of the topics that we have previously discussed in class.
89 Friday, June 1, 2018 Students will complete work on digital writing portfolio. Also, students will be called to have individual teacher conferences concerning final edits on short stories. Our final exam will involve writing a short story during the allotted time; the prompt choices will include five of the topics that we have previously discussed in class.
88 Thursday, May 31, 2018 Students will continue work on digital writing portfolio. Also, students will be called to have individual teacher conferences concerning final edits on short stories. This week, students will work on final edits and writing portfolios. Our final exam will involve writing a short story during the allotted time; the prompt choices will include five of the topics that we have previously discussed in class.
87 Wednesday, May 30, 2018 We will discuss final edits for short stories and how to begin a digital writing portfolio. This week, students will work on final edits and writing portfolios. Our final exam will involve writing a short story during the allotted time; the prompt choices will include five of the topics that we have previously discussed in class.
86 Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Students will have revision opportunities and begin a digital writing portfolio. This week, students will work on writing portfolios and final exam preparations.
85 Friday, May 25, 2018 Students will partake in poetry slam: participate and offer peer feedback. Students need to partake in the poetry slam on Fri., 5/25. Always bring journals and notebook paper to class. Next week, students may revise work and prepare for exam prompts.
84 Thursday, May 24, 2018 Students will prepare and practice for poetry slam participation and peer feedback. Students need to partake in the poetry slam on Fri., 5/25. Always bring journals and notebook paper to class.
83 Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Students will review the handout on gratitude writing. Then, they will follow directions and turn in a finished product by the end of class today. Students need to bring journals and notebook paper daily. We will continue to discuss reflective journaling and writing contests this week. Gratitude Writing
82 Tuesday, May 22, 2018 We will continue discussing reflective journaling and preparing for Poetry Slam. Students need to bring journals and notebook paper daily. We will continue to discuss reflective journaling and writing contests this week.
81 Monday, May 21, 2018 Students will be allotted time to work on revisions. We will continue discussing reflective journaling and preparing for Poetry Slam. Students need to bring journals and notebook paper daily. We will continue to discuss reflective journaling and writing contests this week.
80 Friday, May 18, 2018 After attendance, we will go to Room 101, where students will continue practicing reflective journaling and add tips from Miss Wilcox. Then, time will be allotted for our Poetry Slam. All students need to participate by sharing and/or critiquing. Next week, we will work on revisions and discussing writing for contests.
79 Thursday, May 17, 2018 After attendance, we will go to Room 101, where students will continue practicing reflective journaling and add tips from Miss Wilcox. Then, time will be allotted to practice for Poetry Slam. Our class Poetry Slam will in Room 101 on Fri., 5/18. All students need to participate by sharing and/or critiquing.
78 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 First, students will continue reflective journaling for five minutes. Then, time will be allotted to practice for Poetry Slam. Lastly, time to complete screen-writing or short story final drafts will also be allotted. On Thurs., 5/17, bring a cushion or pillow to sit on for comfort as we will continue to focus on reflective journaling and poems to practice for Poetry Slam on Fri., 5/18.
77 Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Students will discuss how to maintain reflective journaling. Then, we will review the basics for Slam Poetry. Final revisions for short stories will be due next Wed., 5/16. We will continue to focus on reflective journaling and select poems to practice for Poetry Slam on Fri., 5/18.
76 Monday, May 14, 2018 Students will complete scriptwriting drafts during class. Then, we will re-look at journaling. Final revisions for short stories will be due next Wed., 5/16. We will re-look at journaling and select poems to practice for Poetry Slam on Fri., 5/18. Screenwriting Rubric
75 Friday, May 11, 2018 Students will work with collaborators on scriptwriting. Final scripts will be due at the end of class on Friday. Final revisions for short stories will be due next Wed., 5/16.
74 Thursday, May 10, 2018 Students will work with collaborators on scriptwriting. We will discuss the format and work on proposals. On Fri., 5/11, students will continue working with collaborators on scriptwriting. Final scripts will be due at the end of class on Friday. Final revisions for short stories will be due next Wed., 5/16.
73 Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Students will continue working on scripts or revising short stories. Each student needs to discuss revisions with Mrs. O'Janpa during class today. On Thurs., 5/10 and Fri., 5/11, students will work with collaborators on scriptwriting. Final scripts will be due at the end of class on Friday. Final revisions for short stories will be due next Wed., 5/16. Screenwriting 101
72 Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Students will discuss scriptwriting techniques and decide upon possible genres and collaborations. On Wed., 5/9, while working on script ideas, students will confer with teacher about revising short stories. Final revisions for short stories will be due next Wed., 5/16.
71 Monday, May 7, 2018 Students will complete observations of scriptwriting techniques. Then, we will have a follow-up discussion, and decide upon collaborations. On Tues., 5/8, students will begin working on collaborative scriptwriting projects. Wed., 5/9, students may revise short stories. Writing for Episodic Television
70 Friday, May 4, 2018 Students will observe and evaluate scriptwriting techniques. On Mon, 5/7, students will revise and edit short stories. On Tues., 5/8, students will begin working on collaborative scriptwriting projects.
69 Thursday, May 3, 2018 We will begin our scriptwriting unit and exercises in class today. Students need to refer to the scriptwriting exercises. On Fri., 5/4, we will observe and evaluate scriptwriting techniques. Scriptwriting Exercises
68 Wednesday, May 2, 2018 Final drafts for all students are due at the end of class today. Seniors leaving for internships need to take their final exams today during class. We will begin our scriptwriting unit and exercises on Thurs., 5/3. On Fri., 5/4, we will observe and evaluate scriptwriting techniques. Scriptwriting Exercises
67 Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Students will have class time to work with peer editors and revise short story drafts. Seniors leaving fort internships need to take their final exams by Wed., 5/2. Final drafts for short stories will be due Wed., 5/2.
66 Monday, April 30, 2018 Students will have class time today and tomorrow to work with peer editors and revise short story drafts. Seniors leaving fort internships need to take their final exams by Wed., 5/2. Final drafts for short stories will be due Wed., 5/2.
65 Friday, April 27, 2018 Students need to share their short story drafts by the end of class today. We will see our final Twilight Zone episode and discuss possible endings. Seniors who leave for internships need to have full approval for their plans by Wed., 4/25, and a completed draft by Fri., 4/27. Our final TZ ending date will be Fri., 4/27. Final drafts for short stories will be due Wed., 5/2.
64 Thursday, April 26, 2018 Students will work on drafting short stories. Each student needs to discuss their writing process with Mrs. O'Janpa. Students will work with a peer editor and conference with Mrs. O'Janpa. Seniors who leave for internships need to have full approval for their plans by Wed., 4/25, and a completed draft by Fri., 4/27. Our final TZ ending date will be Fri., 4/27. Final drafts for short stories will be due Wed., 5/2.
63 Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Students will work on drafting short stories. Each student needs to discuss their writing process with Mrs. O'Janpa today or tomorrow. Students will work with a peer editor and conference with Mrs. O'Janpa about their short stories this week. Seniors who leave for internships need to have full approval for their plans by Wed., 4/25, and a completed draft by Fri., 4/27. Our final TZ ending date will be Fri., 4/27. Final drafts for short stories will be due Wed., 5/2.
62 Tuesday, April 24, 2018 We will complete the elevator pitches today, and begin drafting short stories. Students will be called to discuss story ideas with Mrs. O'Janpa today and tomorrow. Students will work with a peer editor and conference with Mrs. O'Janpa about their short stories this week. Seniors who leave for internships need to have full approval for their plans by Wed., 4/25, and a completed draft by Fri., 4/27. Also, on Fri., 4/27, will be our final TZ ending date. Final drafts for short stories will be due Wed., 5/2.
61 Monday, April 23, 2018 We will review the guidelines for writing a short story. Upon the presentation of elevator pitches today, we will begin drafting for the first half of class Tues. through Thurs. this week. Students will work with a peer editor and conference with Mrs. O'Janpa about their short stories this week. Seniors who leave for internships need to have full approval for their plans by Wed., 4/25, and a completed draft by Fri., 4/27. Also, on Fri., 4/27, will be our final TZ ending date. Final draft for short stories will be due Wed., 5/2. Short Story Guide
60 Friday, April 20, 2018 Students will view an episode of Twilight Zone. Then, everyone will participate in giving feedback and constructive criticism. Seniors who will be leaving early due to internships need to have all work in by April 25th and take their final exam the week of April 30th. Next week, time will be allotted to complete short stories. Final short story drafts will be due Wed., 5/2.
59 Thursday, April 19, 2018 Students will construct elevator pitches for short stories. Then, everyone will participate in giving feedback and constructive criticism. On Fri., 4/20, we will view a third episode of Twilight Zone. Seniors who will be leaving early due to internships need to have all work in by April 25th and take their final exam the week of April 30th. Final short story drafts will be due Wed., 5/2.
58 Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Students will have the opportunity to incorporate advice from their peers and construct elevator pitches for short stories. Then, everyone will participate in giving feedback and constructive criticism. On Thurs., 4/19, students will continue sharing elevator pitches, and we will continue the next round of peer feedback. Everyone must participate. On Fri., 4/20, we will view a third episode of Twilight Zone. Final short story drafts will be due Wed., 5/2.
57 Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Students will discuss, critique, and pitch loglines for short stories. Everyone is required to participate. On Wed., 4/18, students will write elevator pitches, and we will continue the next round of peer feedback. Everyone must participate. Final short story drafts will be due Wed., 5/2.
56 Monday, April 16, 2018 We will begin writing pitches for short stories. On Tues., 4/17, students will begin sharing short story pitches. Fri., 4/20, will be our third TZ ending date. Final short story drafts will be due Wed., 5/2.
55 Friday, April 13, 2018 Students will view an episode of Twilight Zone and write alternate endings. We will discuss how to pitch short stories. Bring notebooks and journals to class next week. We will brainstorming, planning, and pitching short story ideas.
54 Thursday, April 12, 2018 Students will participate in point-ofview and empathy exercises. Also, time will be allotted to discuss fable revisions. Students will continue viewing another episode of Twilight Zone and write endings. We will begin short story pitches next week.
53 Wednesday, April 11, 2018 We will continue working on short story exercises: hooks and dialog will be discussed today. Bring journals and notebooks to class daily. On Thurs., 4/11, continuity and resolutions will be discussed. Fri., 4/13, will be our second TZ ending date.
52 Tuesday, April 10, 2018 We will continue working on short story exercises: conflicts and point of view will be discussed today. Bring journals and notebooks to class daily. On Wed., 4/11, opening paragraphs, hooks, and dialog will be reviewed. Thurs., 4/11, continuity and resolutions will be discussed. Fri., 4/13, will be our second TZ ending date.
51 Monday, April 9, 2018 We will continue working on short story exercises: themes and characters will be discussed today. Bring journals and notebooks to class daily. Conflicts and point of view will be discussed on Tues., 4/10. Opening paragraphs, hooks, and dialog will be reviewed on Wed., 4/11. Continuity and resolutions will be discussed on Thurs., 4/11. Fri., 4/13 will be our second TZ ending date.
50 Friday, April 6, 2018 We will focus on "endings" for short story exercises today. Bring journals and notebooks to class next week.
49 Thursday, April 5, 2018 We will continue our short story exercises by focusing on the "middle" today. On Fri., 4/6, we will begin focusing on writing "endings."
48 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 We will begin short story exercises in class today. Also, students will have time to complete and share fable projects and turn in rubrics at the end of class today. Bring notebooks and journals to class daily and be prepared to begin participate in daily short story exercises.
47 Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Students will have the first half of class to complete their fable projects. Short story unit will be introduced. Bring notebooks and journals all week. Prepare to begin our short story unit.
46 Friday, March 23, 2018 Students will complete Day 2 of their fable projects and turn in rubrics at the end of class today. Bring notebooks and journals to class Tues., 4/3. Prepare to begin our short story unit.
45 Thursday, March 22, 2018 Students will begin Day 1 of their fable projects in class today. We will complete the projects during tomorrow's class. Fri., 3/23, students will complete and turn in their fable projects with rubrics. Project Fable
44 Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Students will continue to discuss fables today in class. We will complete brainstorming exercises and work with assigned groups. On Thurs., 3/22 and Fri., 3/23, students will work with assigned peers to produce original fables. Project Fable
43 Tuesday, March 20, 2018 For the first half of class, students may have time to complete memoir drafts while working with peer editors. Rubrics and peer editing forms are due at the end of class. Memoirs need to be shared in Google Classroom. We will also discuss fables today in class. On Wed., 3/ 21, we will complete our fable introduction. On Thurs., 3/22 and Fri., 3/23, students will work with assigned peers to produce original fables.
42 Monday, March 19, 2018 Students will continue drafting their memoir samples while working with peer editors. Final drafts for memoirs will be Tues., 3/20; also turn in rubrics and peer editing forms at that time. We will begin our fable unit at the end of the week.
41 Friday, March 16, 2018 Students will continue drafting their memoir samples while working with peer editors. Final drafts for memoirs will be due next Tues., 3/20; also turn in rubrics and peer editing forms at that time.
40 Thursday, March 15, 2018 Students continue drafting their memoir sample and work with peer editors. Final drafts for memoirs will be due next Tues., 3/20; also turn in rubrics and peer editing forms at that time.
39 Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Students will discuss memoir topics, select peer editors, and prepare memoir drafts. Memoir rough drafts will be Thurs., 3/15. Final drafts for memoirs will be due next Tues., 3/20; also turn in rubrics and peer editing forms at that time.
38 Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Students need to complete all ten memoir journal entries and be ready to share a selection. Chapbook revisions will now be due on Wed, 3/14. Students will brainstorm possible focal points for upcoming memoir drafts. Final memoir rough drafts will be Thurs., 3/15. Final drafts for memoirs will be due next Tues., 3/20; also turn in rubrics and peer editing forms at that time.
37 Monday, March 12, 2018 Students need to complete all ten memoir journal entries and be ready to share a selection. Chapbook revisions will now be due on Tues., 3/13. Students will brainstorm possible focal points for upcoming memoir drafts. Final memoir drafts will be due next Thurs., 3/15. Memoir Rubric and Peer Editing
Friday, March 9, 2018 Snow Day! For Mon., 3/12, students need to complete all ten memoir journal entries and be ready to share a selection. Chapbook revisions will now be due on Tues., 3/13. Students will brainstorm possible focal points for upcoming memoir drafts. Final memoir drafts will be due next Thurs., 3/15. Memoir Rubric and Peer Editing
36 Thursday, March 8, 2018 Students will be allotted time for further memoir journaling. Then, students need to complete the memoir graphic organizer and turn it in at the end of class today. Students will be allotted time for further memoir journaling. Then, students need to complete the memoir graphic organizer and turn it in at the end of class today. Memoir Graphic Organizer
35 Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Students will be allotted time for further memoir journaling. We will continue discussing elements of successful memoir writing and analyze tips by famous memoirists. Bring notebooks and journals to class daily. We will share memoir journal entries this Friday.
34 Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Students will complete sharing journal entries pertaining to memoir topics. We will also allot time for further memoir journaling. Bring notebooks and journals to class daily.
33 Monday, March 5, 2018 Time will be allotted to share journal entries. Then, students will complete discussing their assigned article posts with partners. Students need to follow-up with a writing reflection. Bring notebooks and journals to class daily. Memoir Writing and Memoir Examples
Friday, March 2, 2018 Snow Day! On Mon., 3/5, time will be allotted to share journal entries. Then, students will complete discussing their assigned article posts with partners. Students need to follow-up with a writing reflection.Bring notebooks and journals to class daily. Memoir Writing and Memoir Examples
32 Thursday, March 1, 2018 Time will be allotted to complete a two-page memoir entry. Students will be assigned to read, discuss, and work together in small groups on guidelines from one of the articles posted in the Writer's Digest site. Bring notebooks and journals to class daily. Prepare to share one of your entries Fri., 3/2. Memoir Writing and Memoir Examples
31 Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Time will be allotted to complete a two-page memoir entry. Students will complete every part of the Three-Sentence Memoir handout and turn in at the end of class. Bring notebooks and journals to class daily.
30 Tuesday, February 27, 2018 We will return to our daily journaling schedule and also continue our memoir writing exercises. Bring notebooks and journals to class daily.
29 Monday, February 26, 2018 We will return to our daily journaling schedule and also continue our memoir writing exercises. Bring notebooks and journals to class next week. Memoir Journaling Prompts
28 Friday, February 23, 2018 We will begin our introduction to memoir writing. Bring notebooks and journals to class next week. Memoir Three Sentence Exercise
27 Thursday, February 22, 2018 Students need to complete chapbooks in class today and turn in rubrics. Bring notebooks and journals to class Fri., 2/22. We will begin our memoir unit.
26 Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Students will have class time today to use chromebooks to plan, draft, and edit chapbooks. Students will still be able to edit during class on Thurs., 2/22. Chapbooks need to be submitted in Google Classroom and rubrics must be turned in to Mrs. O'Janpa before the end of the period tomorrow.
25 Thursday, February 15, 2018 Students will use chromebooks to plan, draft, and edit chapbooks. Bring necessary materials to class next week. Chapbooks will be due Thurs., 2/22.
24 Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Time will be allotted to plan, draft, and edit chapbooks. Students must have a conference with Mrs. O'Janpa and get pre-approval. Complete all make up work today. Bring necessary materials to class next week. Chapbooks will be due Thurs., 2/22.
23 Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Time will also be allotted to begin planning, drafting, and editing chapbooks. Students must have a conference with Mrs. O'Janpa and get pre-approval. Also, be sure complete historical poetry or poet modeling exercise. Bring necessary materials to class next week. Chapbooks will be due Thurs., 2/22.
22 Monday, February 12, 2018 Time will also be allotted to complete historical poetry or poet modeling exercise. Chapbook guidelines will be reviewed. Bring necessary materials to class next week. We will begin working on chapbooks. Chapbook Guidelines and Rubric
21 Friday, February 9, 2018 Students share their journal entries. Time will also be allotted to complete historical poetry or poet modeling exercise. Chapbook proposals will be due at the end of class. Bring necessary materials to class next week. We will begin working on chapbooks.
20 Thursday, February 8, 2018 Students will start class with journaling time. We will continue with our historical poetry exercise. Then, discuss chapbook proposals. By Fri., 2/9, students will need to propose a theme for their chapbooks.
19 Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Students will start class with journaling time. We will complete discussing poet modeling and upcoming chapbooks.Then, begin historical poetry exercise. By Fri., 2/9, students will need to propose a theme for their chapbooks. Persona and Historical Poetry
18 Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Students will be allotted journaling time. Then, we will continue discussing historical poetry, poet modeling, and upcoming chapbooks. By Fri., 2/9, students will need to propose a theme for their chapbooks. Poet Modeling
17 Monday, February 5, 2018 We will discuss historical poetry and poet modeling. By Fri., 2/9, students will need to propose a theme for their chapbooks. Poet Modeling
16 Friday, February 2, 2018 Students will share favorite journal entries. Then, we will review free verse and historical poetry. On Mon., 2/5, we will discuss poet modeling. By Fri., 2/9, students will need to propose a theme for their chapbooks.
15 Thursday, February 1, 2018 We will begin with journaling. Then, students may work with a partner or independently to draft an ode and ballad sample. Students need to turn in the best of the two on notebook paper at the end of class. Fri. 2/2, we will share a favorite journal entry. Also, we will practice free verse and historical poetry.
14 Wednesday, January 31, 2018 We will begin with journaling. Then, students will complete drafting one example for each type of verse: cinquain, diamante, haiku/senryu, tanka, and limerick. Also, we will begin free verse poetry exercises. On Thurs., 2/1, students will work on ballads and odes. Fri. 2/2, we will share a favorite journal entry.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Snow Day! Continue drafting one example for each type of verse: cinquain, diamante, haiku/senryu, tanka, and limerick. We will continue with free verse poetry exercises on Wed., 1/31. On Thurs., 2/1, students will work on ballads and odes. Fri., we will share a favorite journal entry.
13 Monday, January 29, 2018 Begin class with journaling topic. We will review the recent class exercises; select one to revise as a final draft. Be prepared and bring the following daily: journal, binder, and pen/pencil. Exercise 4 Verse Poetry
12 Friday, January 26, 2018 Begin class with journaling topic. Then, share entry of choice with the class. Review the recent class exercises; select one to revise as a final draft. Be prepared and bring the following daily: journal, binder, and pen/pencil.
11 Thursday, January 25, 2018 Begin class with journaling topic. Then, practice "Opposites" exercise and write a sample "I Don't Understand" poem. Be prepared and bring the following daily: journal, binder, and pen/pencil. Journal sharing is Fri., 1/26. I Don't Understand Poem
10 Wednesday, January 24, 2018 We begin class with journaling. Then, we will continue our point-of-view exercises. Lastly, we will introduce "Mood" poems. Students earn a participation/effort grade for having necessary materials:journal, binder, and pen/pencil every day. Journal sharing is Fri., 1/26. Exercise 2 Mood Poem
9 Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Any students who have not completed their original Italian sonnets, will do so in class today. Those who have, will move forward to work on epigrams and various point-of-view poetry. Students earn a participation/effort grade for having necessary materials:journal, binder, and pen/pencil every day. Journal sharing is Fri., 1/26.
8 Monday, January 22, 2018 Students will complete working with their assigned partners to complete an original Italian sonnet. Also, it should be written neatly, titled, and include author names. On Tues., 1/22, we will analyze and discuss the sonnets and focus on writing epigrams. Students earn a participation/effort grade for having these necessary materials every day, so don't be caught without them.
7 Friday, January 19, 2018 Students will work with their assigned partners and complete an original Italian sonnet. They must write about the assigned topic they will be given in class. Also, it should be written neatly, titled, and have the authors complete names. On Mon., 1/22, we will analyze and discuss the sonnets and focus on writing epigrams. Students earn a participation/effort grade for having these necessary materials every day, so don't be caught without them. Italian Sonnet Format
6 Thursday, January 18, 2018 During the first half of class today, students will compose a 6 minute journal entry. Then, time will be allotted to share anything you have written, thus far. Then, we will practice writing epigrams and preview sonnet writing. Fri., 1/19, students will work with assigned partners to complete assigned sonnet topics during class.Daily requirements for class include the following: a journal, binder/folder with notebook paper, and a pen or pencil. Students earn a participation/effort grade for having these necessary materials every day, so don't be caught without them. Italian Sonnet Format
5 Wednesday, January 17, 2018 During the first half of class today, students will complete working on 5 W's poems, imagery poems, and epigrams. Students will circle their favorite poetry draft and hand it in for credit. We will also draft another six-minute journal entry. Daily requirements for class include the following: a journal, binder/folder with notebook paper, and a pen or pencil. Students earn a participation/effort grade for having these necessary materials every day, so don't be caught without them. This Thurs., 1/18, be prepared to share your favorite journal entry, so far. Also, this Fri., 1/19, students will work with assigned partners to complete assigned sonnet topics during class.
4 Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Students will begin sharing journal entries. We will discuss the course overview. Then, begin our introduction to writing poetry. Students need to maintain a daily journal and bring it to class. Also, bring a binder/folder with notebook paper, and a pen or pencil. Creative Writing Overview
Friday, January 12, 2018 Calamity Day (Ice/Snow) Students need to maintain a daily journal and bring it to class. Also, bring a binder/folder with notebook paper, and a pen or pencil. Creative Writing Overview
3 Thursday, January 11, 2018 Students will finish discussing their responses to Exercise #1 worksheet. Then, we will allot time for writing another "practice" journal entry. For participation credit, on Fri., 1/12, students need to have a journal, binder/folder with notebook paper, and a pen or pencil. Also, due on Fri., 1/12, Journal Entry #1; prepare to write in journal and share aloud with peers.
2 Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Students will have time to complete the first writing exercise, and discuss the importance of journaling. Then, we will allot time for writing an entry. For participation credit, on Fri., 1/12, students need to have a journal, binder/folder with notebook paper, and a pen or pencil. Also, due on Fri., 1/12, Journal Entry #1; prepare to write in journal and share aloud with peers.
1 Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Students will receive assigned seats and participate in ice breakers. We will also discuss the course overview. Then, we will preview the first writing exercise, and discuss "first thought, best thought" for writing exercises, etc. Exercise #1 is due on notebook paper tomorrow, Wed., 1/10. For participation credit, on Fri., 1/12, students need to have a journal, binder/folder with notebook paper, and a pen or pencil. Also, due on Fri., 1/12, Journal Entry #1; prepare to write in journal and share aloud with peers. Writing Exercise One
Monday, January 8, 2018 Snow Day! Exercise #1 is due on notebook paper Wed., 1/10. For participation credit, on Fri., 1/12, students need to have a journal, binder/folder with notebook paper, and a pen or pencil. Also, due on Fri., 1/12, Journal Entry #1; prepare to write in journal and share aloud with peers. Writing Exercise One